Typically, we want fun after issues have been fairly tough. A humorous video of a canine dancing, or an individual slipping on ice is generally my go to.
In these turbulent occasions, nevertheless, we have now the Dallas Cowboys, a bucket of snickers always. Regardless of how good or dangerous Dallas is, they’re at all times humorous and their final play in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers is an ideal instance.
Let’s set the stage: Dallas is down 19-12 within the Divisional Spherical of the NFL playoffs, and so they’re in their very own territory. Dallas traces up with RB Ezekiel Elliott at heart (observe: he’s by no means performed heart in his NFL profession).
The linemen are lined up on the far proper facet and Dak is in shotgun behind Zeke. The Niners initially name timeout, simply flabbergasted on the preposterousness of the scenario.
After the timeout, the Cowboys lined up in the identical formation (I’d like to know what the formation is known as), and truly snapped the ball.
RB/C Ezekiel Elliott snaps the ball and instantly will get destroyed, as a result of anticipating a RB to cross set like a middle is sensible and funky.
Dak, who had an off recreation, was rattled underneath the stress and threw the ball late to Kavontae Turpin, who is generally a kick return specialist.
Turpin, who didn’t have a snap on offense earlier than this one, catches the ball and instantly will get hammered, and doesn’t lateral the ball. Sport over.
It’s spectacular how the Cowboys can seemingly one up their disasterclass final yr in opposition to the Niners with one much more spectacular. It’s like watching your favourite prop comedian hit himself within the face with a shovel once more.
Dallas realizing they’d a shot to win and ended up resorting to the Little Giants playbook has to sting, nevertheless. This can be a play that’ll be talked about all offseason.